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5:01 AM

Vewy Funny, Google

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

I'm most likely already late at discovering this, but it's good to know that one of the best companies in the world has a good sense of humor.

Today, I suddenly found the language in Google in Filipino (language of the Philippines). While I am a Filipino, I prefer reading in English language since admittedly, spellings in our language is long, hence more tedious to read. So I went to the preferences and looked for English. On the dropdown menu, I pressed "E" for "English" and, much to my delight, I discovered "Elmer Fudd" as an option.

I chose it and now I can find "My Wabits" in my Google and it's got cool "Pwefewences".

Hoo-way! ='D

6:59 AM

Apple iTampon?

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

Digg-ers discussed about the proximity of iPod Shuffle's design to the tampons. Curious?
Let's see:

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8:15 PM

Cool Digg Comments #cancelled

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

Yes, I'm cancelling my "Cool Digg Comments".
There are just way too many for me to handle. Between the reading and the laughter, I barely have time to scratch my butt. It's just taking me way too much time and there are a lot more important things to do than posting what's already been posted. Besides, what's "cool" for me might not be "cool" for you. Besides #2... I can always take comfort in the fact that I have no readers anyway... *sob*... *sniff*.

For more cool Digg comments, you can easily check out Digg anyway.

I admit, it's way cooler that way.

8:09 AM

Cool Digg Comments #4

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

30 Colorful Shots Of High Speed Bullet Photography

digitalpicturezone.com — "PTCH-OOO!!" Here are 30 excellent high speed photos of bullets passing through various objects, captured using high speed cameras.

Pabst + Hollow Point



COMMENTS:

kfcurleykfcurley
Well, that's just a waste of good cheap beer. These photographers should be shot!

[reply to kfcurley:]
jkash23686jkash23686
And then photographed as the bullet passes though them


7:54 AM

Cool Digg Comments #3

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang


Calls for Red Cross symbol to be axed
dailymail.co.uk —
A Labour minister has sparked controversy by claiming that an alternative symbol is needed for the Red Cross because of the logo's supposed links to the Crusades. It was never intended to have any religious meaning and is thought to have been intended as a tribute to traditionally neutral Switzerland...

[From:
Calls for Red Cross symbol to be axed over links to the Crusades By Michael Lea]

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COMMENTS:

amabaieamabaie
Good grief. Now we'll have to realign all our roads so they don't intersect at a right angle!

[reply to amabaie:]
DrJenDrJen

Please don't give these people any suggestions...

9:07 AM

Cool Game Comments #1

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

From a LatinoReview.com item:

Movies That Would Make Horrible Video Games
By George 'El Guapo' Roush on June 10, 2009

The movie/video game crossover has been happening for years. While it's debatable as to which movie based off of a video game was worse (has to be Mario Bros.) what isn't discussed is what movie would make a really bad video game.



COMMENT:

TheManWithNoName

Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game.

Oh wait they already made that one.

8:30 AM

Cool movie Comments #2

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

From a FirstShowing.net item:

ShoWest: Sherlock Holmes is a Comedy? Is It That Bad?

The first thing you need to know is that this isn't the Sherlock Holmes you know… It a funky way, it's kind of like if Snatch were about a British detective from the 1800s, which is exactly what it is, thanks to Guy Ritchie writing and directing.


COMMENTS:

Colin Boyd
on Mar 31, 2009

Whose signature top hat is Downey wearing? Mr. Peanut's? Holmes wore a deerstalker.


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~ShadouNote: Most of the commenters liked the fun feel of the Sherlock Holmes movie. I... have reservations about that. That's why I think the comment was cool.

Darn.

8:06 AM

Cool movie Comments #1

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

Rumor: Stephen Sommers Fired Mid-Way Through G.I. Joe?

This sounds like the kind of story we'd usually hear coming from Fox, but this time it's Paramount. A user on the Don Murphy Message Boards (via Latino Review) has posted an unverified story detailing a behind-the-scenes fiasco regarding the upcoming G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra movie.


COMMENTS:
#4
L on Jun 11, 2009
Marlon Wayans is always the red flag for a movie. I figure Hell is kind of like a nonstop Marlon Wayan's reel.


#
7
Bahumbug
on Jun 11, 2009
I'm quick to remind everyone that he was excellent in Requiem For A Dream…. but then I remember White Chicks.

7:43 AM

Trailer: Scorcese's Shutter Island

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

Just discovered this item Dugg from a FirstShowing.net item:

Shutter Island, based on an Alfred Hitchcock novel (which I actually only heard about from the film), is already in post-production as listed in IMDB.com.



Shutter Island is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo di Caprio who has also starred in Scorsese's The Aviator, The Departed, and Gangs of New York.

9:55 PM

Cool Digg Comments #2

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

Hole-y Cow! Literally!

ans.iastate.edu — A man sticks his arm inside a cow fistula. Enters different dimension.


COMMENTS:

chrispchikenchrispchiken
You can take a good look at a T-Bone by sticking your head up a butcher's ass but wouldn't you rather take the bull's word for it?

fluidfoundationfluidfoundation
The fastest way to a cow's heart is through it's stomach.

7:40 AM

Cool Digg (engadget) Comments #1

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang


From a dugg engadget.com article


"
Palm Pre Cheat: upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart"

"... from the launcher screen of your Pre, simply type in the phrase "upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart"... and up comes a hidden app called "Developer Mode Enabler.""



COMMENT:

amitait amitait
On the iPhone it's:
stevejobsisthekingandwelovehimsomuch


And then you get to pay Apple 500$.


2:42 AM

Win With Computerworld Survey (U.S.)

Posted by Lorgen Shadoufang

U.S. survey - win prizes

http://www.computerworld.com/html/research/salarysurvey_interstitial/salary_survey_2009_interstitial.html

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